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Stout Alumnus 

A Place for "the New Generation" 

With the dawn of a new decade, 
Stout State University will see new 
challenges and a changing future. 
To help foresee some of the things 
that will be happening in this dec- 
ade, we asked President Micheels, 
the Deans of the five schools and 
the Vice-President for Student Ser- 
vices to write their projections for 
the 70's. Their comments are con- 
tained in the following articles, 

In 1970 Stout will have more 
than 5,000 students. During the 
year, wc will move into a new li- 
brary addition, a new administra- 
tion building, 
a science-technol- 
The ogy building and 

President's a new mainte- 
y jew nance facility. 

Plans are being 
are being drawn 
for a home economics facility and 
an applied arts building. 1970 will 
see numerous experiments and inno- 
vations. "Students' Week" will pro- 
vide complete student initiative in 
the learning process. We will com- 
plete the first year of the five-year 
renewal plan. Many interesting 
things are happening. 

What about the rest of the 
1970's? One projection says Stout 
will have 8,000 students by 1980. 
Long range plans are being updated 
and revised. Our mission statement 
is being reviewed annually. Needed 
buildings have been projected. 

We are dealing with a "new" 
generation, not just another genera- 
tion. What is distinctively "new" 
about the new generation is not 
simply its youth. There is a quali- 
tative difference in young people, 
not just a temporal difference. And 
this quality can best be described, in 
Maslow's terms, as self-actualizing." 

"Self-actualizing" means becom- 
ing who you are. It is the highest 
and final step in human develop- 
ment, and it has become possible 
for many people only in recent times. 

"Self-actualization" is what the 
person wants to become with him- 

self, not as a biological creature or 
as a unit in the mechanism of his 
society, but in the very core of his 
personal existence — so that his 
particular life has point and purpose 
and gives expression to values that 
are more than biologically or cul- 
turally determined. 

As I have said on other occa- 
sions, we are dealing with a new 
breed of cat, in a different jungle, 
and there are some new trails to 
be blazed. 

To begin with, we must learn how 
to give students greater responsibil- 
ity for their learning. The rigid "do 
as you are told" system, character- 
ized by the course-grade-prerequi- 
site syndrome, should give way to 
opportunities for students to follow 
their interest and curiosity, and to 
assume increasing responsibility for 
their own learning. 

If a student is to learn more about 
the "game of learning," he must 
have time to himself — time in 
which to wonder, to speculate, to 

"There is a 
qualitative difference 
in young people, 
not just a 
temporal one" 

President William J. Micheels 

talk with his fellow students (the 
most important people he will meet 
in college), time for idle, aimless, 
undirected reading (where he may 
find new interests, new aspects of 
himself) — time, perhaps, to go to 
the library to prove that a teacher 
was wrong and, perhaps, to find 
that he himself was wrong. 

Of concern to all of us should 
be the growth of young men and 
women as emotional and moral as 
well as intellectual persons. With- 
out detracting from the scientific 
and rational, we need more learning 
experiences related to the poetic, 
metaphoric, intuitive and artistic 
with more concern for values. 

These arc a few thoughts about 
broad areas which ought to engage 
our attention. These ideas have not 
been entirely neglected at Stout, but 
much more needs to be done in 
the 1970's. 

Predictions are hazardous and 
often better left unstated. Never- 
theless, as the Graduate College 
projects its role 
in Stout's total 
Graduate mission, it has 

been necessary to 
study some evi- 
dent trends and 


propose appropri- 
ate areas of development. There is 
every reason to believe that the 
steady growth in graduate enroll- 
ment will continue. Several factors 
will contribute: the population bulge 

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will be graduate student age in the 
70's; the knowledge explosion and 
implosion will make advance edu- 
cation more necessity than luxury 
for those in the professions; the 
rewards for advanced study will be 
even more evident. 

To the ten master's degree pro- 
grams already established will be 
added art, child development and 
family life, safety, and distributive 

A significant development of the 
70's will be to move to graduate 
programs beyond the master's level. 
Late in the 60's, legislative action 
and Board of Regents approval gave 
Stout the opportunity to develop 
sixth year programs. The degree 
offered is known as the Education 
Specialist (Ed.S.) and our first major 
at this level is in industrial educa- 
tion. The first enrollecs were 
accepted in 1969. Listed in our 
mission statement and approved by 
the Board are Ed.S. programs in 
Guidance, Educational Media, Vo- 
cational Rehabilitation, and Home 
Economics Education. The end of 
this decade should find these offer- 
ings firmly established and the 
Ed.S. an important certificate in 
educational preparation. 

Stout has been designated the 
first of the Wisconsin State Univer- 
sities to begin doctoral work. It is 
our plan to inaugurate a doctorate 
in industrial education during the 
first half of the 70's. Basic plans 
for the program emphasize advanc- 
ed substantive content, professional 
education, and applied research. 
Internship experiences to provide 
practical applications are specified. 

There will be increased attention 
to the task of specifying compe- 
tencies expected of graduates and 
valid ways of determining mastery. 
Several starts have been made. 
Internships, field studies, and vari- 
ous kinds of individualized instruc- 
tion will become common modes of 

In the face of expanding enroll- 
ments and the need to continually 
study our developing bodies of 
knowledge, the challenge of the 70's 
is to live up to the reputation our 
faculty has gained for its sincere 
concern for students. 

Robert Swanson, Dean 
Graduate Studies 

On land, sea, and air, stamp out 
pollution — feed the starving ■ — 
provide more jobs. These are but 
a few of the chal- 
lenges confronting 
a «. « America, and 

Applied more specifically 

Science education in 

America during 
the 70's. Since the 
School of Applied Science and 
Technology provides instruction in 
technical areas of industry, the 
School has an obligation to identify 
and structure content which will 
contribute to solving the problems 
of mankind. Some dramatic curri- 
cula changes took place in the 60's 
In the first year of the decade Indus- 

trial Technology had just gotten 
underway with 150 students enroll- 
ed. Today over 850 are enrolled 
in nine concentrations. The Ameri- 
can Industry Project brought on the 
Stout scene a new innovative educa- 
tion major. It focuses upon prepar- 
ing teachers to provide instruction 
based on a conceptual approach to 
the study of industry. 

The need for many more techni- 
cal post high school teachers in the 
60's caused the School to structure 
a major in technical education. 
Presently concentrations are avail- 
able in Electronics and Mechanical 
Design, and undoubtedly others will 
be added in the 70's. At the begin- 
ning of the 60's, 710 students were 
enrolled in Industrial Education, 
whereas 940 are enrolled today. 

New facilities for the School of 
Applied Science and Technology 
in the new decade will provide for 
increased enrollment and an oppor- 
tunity to develop and offer new 
content. The departments of Indus- 
trial Graphics, Power Technology, 
Woodworking and Industrial Tech- 
nology will move into the new Sci- 
ence and Technology Building in 
June of 1970. The new building 
facilities are patterned after modern 
industry, and provide the felixibility 
which will enable students to design 
industrial products, simulate pro- 
duction, and conduct applied re- 
search. Students will have the oppor- 
tunity to study industry in its broad- 
est scope as well as any segment 
in depth. 

Another building is also in the 
planning stage which will house a 
packaging laboratory for one of the 

Herbert Anderson, Dean Applied Science and Technology 

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newer Industrial Technology con- 
centrations. Additional space will 
also be provided for manufacturing 
research, and development. 

The School of Applied Science 
and Technology at Stout plans to 
retain our number one position in 
industrial education and industrial 
technology in the United States. 

J. Anthony Samcnfink, 
Dean Home Economics 

"We have 
not been 
baffled by 
the pressure 
for change" 

In the last half of 1969 we, the 
faculty, staff and students of the 
School of Home Economics, have 
not been baffled by the appearance 
of pressures for 
change in home 
■ I economics and by 

" ome . the notion that the 

Economics current type of 
home economics 
instruction may 
no longer be relevant. We are not 
caught in the conflict between two 
kinds of anxiety: a conservative 
anxiety — fearful of losing what 
we've got, and a radical anxiety ■ — ■ 
clearing out everything for a fresh 
start. Nor do we find very cogent 
such slogans as "never trust a home 
economist over thirty," even when 
stolen from Bernard Shaw. And 
we are not ridden with doubts about 
the effectiveness of our decision- 
making process because it has been 
based on causal thinking and long 
range planning. Also, our thinking 
and planning has been "adisciplin- 
ary," dealing in issues and oppor- 
tunities for home economics. 

One of our means of effecting 
change has been a program state- 
ment for the new home economics 
building considered to be one of the 
best submitted by any academic 
group within the entire Wisconsin 
State University System. This state- 
ment was prepared by a home eco- 
nomics building committee compos- 
ed of faculty, staff and students. 
Currently the committee is working 
with the architects in preparing 
the plans for the building. 

Other changes will be brought to 
light by another faculty, staff and 
student committee which is now in 
the process of making recommenda- 
tions for the restructuring of the 
School of Home Economics. In 
addition, the Council of Directors 
of Programs is in the process of 
revising five of the majors offered 
within the School and a committee 
of faculty, staff and students are 
preparing statements to better de- 
scribe what home economics is 
and does. 

As the decade of the 70's is upon 
us, we here at Stout are maintaining 
our contact with the past and at 
the same time incorporating the 
present in order to carry out a 
long-term transformation of Home 

The School of Liberal Studies 
resulted from an administrative re- 
organization in 1964. The disci- 
plines which now constitute the 
School were previously administered 
as a department 
headed by the 
l :u M | President. As in- 

L'Derai tended, the crea- 

Stlldies tion of the new 

school gave em- 
phasis and identi- 
ty to the liberal arts on this campus. 
The emphasis reflected the realiza- 
tion of the increasing need for a 
broader educational base for the 
student. Emphasis and identity did 
not mean that liberal arts would be 
developed in the manner common 
to most colleges and universities, 
although liberal arts faculty, coming 
from discipline-oriented graduate 
schools and narrowly-specialized 
within a discipline, are naturally 
inclined to build their disciplines as 
a first priority. The concept of 
Stout's special mission and limita- 
tions imposed by budgets of the 
university system, preclude, for the 
present, the addition of traditional 
majors in Liberal Studies. These 
facts of life may be regarded as a 
severe limitation, or, as an oppor- 
tunity to do many things not possible 
within the strictures of the usual 
disciplinary organization. 

In the decade of the 70's the 
School of Liberal Studies will seek 
to bring to bear on the curricular 
of the University, changes resulting 
in greater awareness and self-actu- 

Dwight Agnew, Dean 
Liberal Studies 

alization for students in all majors. 
The awareness and self-actualiza- 
tion can better be attained through 
interdisciplinary studies of the real 

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world than from within the artificial 
boundaries of disciplines. Moreover, 
the definition of higher education 
experiences in terms of courses, 
credits and grades is becoming more 
and more open to question. 

We have passed beyond the peri- 
od in which the skills of technology 
were of paramount importance to 
society. We are already in a period 
in which the Liberal Studies must 
be increasingly brought to bear, not 
only for welfare but for survival. 
This implies not simply a confronta- 
tion between technology on the one 
hand and humane learning on the 
other but a cooperative effort in 
a non-disciplinary approach to 

The School of Liberal Studies, as 
of 1970, is made up of 125 well- 
qualified faculty. By 1980 the staff 
will probably reach 200. We will 
be seeking new faculty, equally-flex- 
ible in approaching new problems 
in new ways. We intend to cooper- 
ate with other schools of the Uni- 
versity in building interdisciplinary 
bridges, to the end that our students 
may have a superior educational 

Looking into one's crystal and 
attempting to anticipate the next 
ten years is something of a task. 
And yet with re- 
spect to the pre- 
School paration of edu- 
of cational person- 
Education nel > e f nou & h , ^y 
way or trends, in 

thought, technology and technique 
already exist that makes extrapola- 
tion to the 1980 date somewhat 
easier. The key word is change. 
The School of Education like the 
other schools and the other aspects 
of the University are caught up in 
the dynamics of change. Students 
will be different. As a result of 
their pre-college experiences they 
will come to us with much broader 
preparation. They will enter the 
University having much greater ex- 
pectations of an extended post-high 
school educational experience. They 
will be more certain of their life 
goals in terms of vocational choice 
having had a much broader expos- 
ure to a variety of experiences. 

Preparation programs will consist 
of greater student involvement in 
the planning of their educational 
experiences. A greater relevancy 

John Stevenson, Dean 
School of Education 

than exists today will exist between 
the preparation program and the 
real-life professional situation. Inte- 
gration of theory and practice and 
abundant relevant clinical experi- 
ences will be found in the programs. 

Clinical professorship will be em- 
ployed to develop the skills of "pre 
service teachers" in the field as well 
as to assist in the continuing educa- 
tion of directors of learning in the 
field through extensive in-service 

Instructional Methodology will 
include a combination of the very 
best of human resources and educa- 
tional technology. Multi-sensory and 
multi-media learning will prevail. 

Evaluation in terms of the stu- 
dent's educational experiences and 
his meeting of certification stand- 
ards will be competency based. 
Grades will be a thing of the past. 
Mastery of behavioral objectives 
will be criterion employed. 

Content of the preparation pro- 
grams will consist of mastery in 
the substantive areas with ample 
experiences that will develop the 
aspiring teacher's abilities as a direc- 
tor of learning, child and adolescent 
development specialist, sociologist 
and psychologist. 

Professional personnel will be 
prepared to fill positions as aides, 
paraprofessionals, directors of learn- 
ing, pupil and student personnel 
workers, psychologists and others. 

We as individuals and as a team 
of students and staff involved in 
such programs as implied in the 
above, will find ourselves with a 

more basic orientation to and in- 
volvement with man, a humanistic 
psychology, if you please, as we 
attempt to assist others in their 
growth and development into re- 
sponsible, contributing adulthood 
in a free society. 

The characteristics of our stu- 
dents will change substantially due 
to the changes in our society as 
well as the new offerings we pro- 
vide. Because of 
this, even the 
- , term "student ser- 

arudenr vices" may change 

Services to "student devel- 

opment' so as to 
the student growth concept rather 
than assistance rendered to some- 
one. The more idealistic goals of 
youth provide promise of a change 
in many student activities from the 
rah rah type, to service for human- 

Ralph Iverson, Vice President 
Student Services 

ity. Many of these activities will 

involve full participation in the 
responsibilities of citizenship. 

Students will play a larger role 
in the governance of student ser- 
vices in the future. Although stu- 
dent involvement has been substan- 
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The New Library 

A new addition which has tripled the size of the Robert L. 
Pierce Library at Stout State University is now open. The $1.2 
million dollar facility provides additional seating space for about 
seven hundred students and library space for an additional ninety 
thousand volumes. 

Offering more open and spacious study areas, the three story 
addition is fully air conditioned and carpeted. It contains a 
number of new facilities including a separate reference area, a 
reference service office and special areas for art and photographic 
exhibits, educational material, and children's literature. Space 
has also been provided for display and reading of current period- 
icals and a separate micro-print reading area. 

The main entrance for the new library is on Third Street with 
the main circulation and reference desks located immediately 
inside the entrance. There is also an after hours depository. 
Book stacks are located on the second and third floors. 

The original library building was erected in 1954. Planning 
for the library addition started five years ago and construction 
began in the summer of 1968. A formal opening of the new 
facility will take place later this year. 




. . £$ 1P9B 

. . . A Welcomed Addition 

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The article about Bowman Hall 
Tower in the last Alumnus generat- 
ed more mail than we can remem- 
ber ever receiving in the alumni 
office in response to an article. 
Thanks to all of you who told us 
about some of your own memories 
and antics related to the tower. 
The most hair-raising tale was about 
two students trying to hang a flag 
on the weather-vane in the 1930's. 
They were having difficulty getting 
around the ball while climbing up 
the pole. So one wrapped his arms 
around the ball and the other 
climbed up on his shoulders and 
stood up to hang the flag! Scares 
me just to think about it. 

Stout's 1970 Homecoming date 
has been set for Saturday, October 
24. Mark it on your calendar now 
and plan to attend. Stevens Point 
will be the football foe. Special 
reunions will be held for the class- 
es of 1965, 1960 and 1945 on 
Homecoming night again this year 
at The Coachman (25 miles west 
of Menomonie), with the classes 
before and after each of the reunion 
years also invited to attend. We're 
going to have the same kind of 
"bash" that we had last fall — one 
big party with reunion classes sit- 
ting together — an experiment that 
made last fall's reunion banquet one 
of the most successful in years. 

"Industrial Education for the Sev- 
enties — Individualizing Instruction 
in Industrial Education" is the 

theme selected for this year's Indus- 
trial Education Conference at Stout 
on Friday, October 23. Dr. Larry 
Wright ('47, '48), Director of In- 
dustrial Education in the Graduate 
College, has been named Chairman 
of this 17th Annual Conference. 



Again this year, the date of the con- 
ference has been set so that alumni 
can stay over for Homecoming 
the next day. 

What does it cost to attend 
Stout? More than it used to. That's 
certain. Wisconsin residents now 
pay $1,235 per two-semester year 
for fees, room and board. Non- 
residents pay $2,169. Comparable 
charges are about $2,600 at Mar- 
quette, $3,000 at Bradley, and 
$3,200 at Ripon. Predictions are 
that there will be only modest in- 
creases in Stout's charges this fall* 
but actual rates will not be known 
until July. 

Visitors to the alumni office: 
John Burnett ('54) and daughter, 
Kathleen, from Charlotte (pro- 
nounced "Shawlot" they tell me), 
North Carolina. Kathy may come 
to Stout to prepare for a career in 
Home Economics Education . . . 
Lauren Warford (MS '62) from 
Junction City, Kansas, where he 
has been a printing instructor in 
the senior high school for 17 years 
. . . Carl J. Brenner ('35) from 
Maplewood, New Jersey, while vis- 
iting his son, Charles ('65), who 
teaches electronics here at Stout. 

After preferences were balloted 
by the student body, undergraduate 
caps and gowns were changed from 
black to royal blue at the January, 
1970, Commencement. Personally, 
I like the new color, although I 
understand there are some who do 
not. Graduate cap and gown color 
(black) was not changed. Also, caps 
and gowns are now being purchased 
and retained instead of rented. Pur- 
case price this year for bachelor 
caps and gowns is $6. Master caps, 
gowns and hoods are selling for $11. 

Jarvis, Thomas 
On Foreign Tours 

Two faculty members at Stout 
are on leaves of absence to aid in 
the development of instructional 
materials for foreign countries. 

John Jarvis, Vice-President for 
Academic Affairs has left on a 
three-month leave of absence to 
serve as a consultant for the Agency 
for International Development in 

Working through Franklin Book 
Programs, a non-profit organization 
for international book publishing 
development, Jarvis will conduct a 
seminar for Indonesian educators 
at a center outside Djakarta. The 



seminar will deal with all aspects 
of publishing textbooks in voca- 
tional and technical education in- 
cluding writing, printing, illustra- 
tion, layout and index. 

In the past, Jarvis has disting- 
uished himself in the publication 
of vocational education textbooks. 
During his absence from Stout, he 
will be replaced by Dr. Wesley 
Face, Curriculum Coordinator. 

Charles Thomas, Chairman, 
Graphic Arts Department, h a s 
accepted a three-month assignment 
in Pakistan to serve as a consultant 
to Dacca and Karachi Technical 
Training Centers. Working in Kara- 
chi, Pakistan, he will assist in the de- 
velopment of instructional material 
preparation laboratories for several 
educational institutions as a project 
of the US Agency for International 

He will confer with officials on 
planning, assist in assembling print- 
ing and duplicating equipment, and 
train staff members to repair and 
maintain the equipment. Dr. Thom- 
as will also demonstrate how mod- 
ern offset and other printing tech- 
niques can be used to print high 
quality instructional materials. 

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tial through student government and 
membership on committees and 
councils, this partnership relation 
will expand to all appropriate areas. 
Such participation will build faith 
among students and greatly enrich 
educational growth. 

Student housing and food ser- 
vices will become the scene of an 
increasing number of educational 
experiences. In fact, several types 
of learning and cultural centers may 
be established on various parts of 
the campus. Students will assume 
increasing responsibility for their 
personal and social development as 
the housing staff will serve primar- 
ily to provide proper environment. 

Present day youth are acquainted 
with the whole world through the 
mass media. They wish to act on 
this learning now rather than to 
prepare only for future participa- 
tion. In view of this, student per- 
sonnel workers will have a unique 
opportunity to help students with 
evaluation of relevant issues and in 
taking acceptable action for change. 
But they also need assistance in 
grappling with local issues and an- 
swers. Our purpose is to build a 
more healthy learning environment 
for such study and action. 

The student will also find himself 
facing rapidly changing careers. 
Therefore placement and career ser- 
vices in the next decade should be- 
gin much earlier. It must bring 
academic preparation and the world 
of work closer together through 
greater use of alumni and other off- 
campus resources. The placement 
center will become a human re- 
sources bank which can establish 
communications between appropri- 
ate candidates and prospective em- 
ployers through a variety of media, 
including video tapes when inter- 
views arc difficult to arrange. Stu- 
dents will also be provided with up- 
to-date career information by means 
of new storage and retrieval systems. 

Because of these developments, a 
new role will also be played in 
other aspects of Student Services. 
New methods and goals can be seen 
in admissions, advisement, counsel- 
ing, financial aids, health services, 
and school relations. Again, these 
areas will parallel a changing stu- 
dent and a changing university in 
these changing times — the 70's. 

Campus Notes 

David L. Wing, Upland, Calif., 
has been appointed comptroller to 
work under E. J. Schoepp, Vice- 
President for Business Affairs. He 
will provide overall direction for 
the accounting office. A native of 
Iowa, Wing is married and has two 

A set of 34 transparencies pro- 
viding an introduction for journal- 
ism and graphic arts programs have 
been created by Ervin Dennis, an 
assistant professor in the graphic 
arts department. The material is 
being published by DCA Education- 
al Products, Inc. and is designed 
for use in high school and college 
level training. 

In early December, Anthony J. 
Samenfink, Dean of the School of 
Home Economics, attended the 
White House conference on food 
nutrition and health in Washington. 
The purpose of the conference was 

to discuss the nation's nutritional 

Dwain Mintz, head basketball 
coach, has taken a leave of absence 
to continue work on his doctorate. 
Joe Jax, assistant coach for the 
past five years, will take over the 
squad until Mintz returns next 

The third edition of "Finishing 
Technology" authored by George 
Soderberg, associate professor of 
wood technics and plastics, has 
been published by McKnight & 
McKnight. The book covers spot 
finishing, electroplating, anodizing, 
bluing and special coatings. 

Dr. Robert Rudiger, head of the 
Department of Industrial Teacher 
Education, has been appointed to 
the Multi-County Manpower Devel- 
opment and Training Act Advisory 
committee. This special organiza- 
tion will study the manpower needs 
of ten West Central Wisconsin 

Two distinguished Stout alumni were honored during winter commence- 
ment exercises. They are Agatha Norton ('39) of Madison and S. K. Wick 
('21) of St. Paul. Miss Norton has given much to the field of home economics 
and Wick is a leader in the field of vocational education. They are seen 
here receiving congratulations from President William J. Micheels. 

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Class Notes 


DR. E. L. BARNHART, (MS 40) head 
of the industrial arts department at 
Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia, 
has been named dean of administrative 
affairs at KSTC. 


named vice president - marketing, for the 
Ohio Rubber Company. His former posi- 
tion was national sales manager for the 
Lord Manufacturing Co., Erie, Pa. 


a veteran Selective Service staffer, has 
been named director of the Wisconsin 
Selective Service. He was named deputy 
state director in 1964. 


Honored as Graphic Arts Man of the 
RICKSON, during International Printing 
Week festivities in Madison. Since Aug- 
ust, 1969, he has been coordinator of the 
graphic and commercial art departments 
at La Crosse Vocational School. 


been nominated to run for committee 
man at large for the Wisconsin Assn. of 
Industrial Arts Teachers. Chartraw has 
been department chairman and wood 
working instructor at Brown Deer High 
School for the past 12 years. 

assistant dean of the Southern Illinois 
University Division of Technical and 
Adult Education, will head the Divi- 
sion's programs in manpower develop- 
ment and training. 


A member of the faculty of Madison 
Area Technical College, OMER CREYDT, 
has been elected president of the Wis- 
consin Federation of Teachers. A mem- 
ber of the Madison college's staff since 
1964, he will now head the state teacher 


Jackson County extension home eco- 
nomics agent, NYLA MUSSER, received 
an award from the National Association 
of Extension Home Economists at the 
convention in Philadelphia. She was 
afforded a month's professional study of 
extension work in another state. 


were recently cited in the latest volume 
of Who's Who in the East and also in 
Who's Who in American Education. 
Wally holds the position of Chief of In 
Service Teacher Ed. and Federal Pro- 
grams, State Department of Education, 
Harrisburg, Pa. Warren's current title 
is TEAMS Project Director, Bethlehem, 


Formerly employed as a home agent 
in Ashland, Clark, Crawford and Pepin 
counties, BARBARA ONCKEN (MS 69) 
will fill the home agent vacancy in 
Buffalo County. She will reside in Dur- 
and with her husband, who is the Pepin 
County Agricultural Agent, and three 
daughters who are all in school. 


named principal of the Galc-Etterick High 
School, Galesville. He has been indus- 
trial arts teacher at the school, and had 
served as assistant principal for the past 
eight years. 

has been nominated as an Outstanding 
Young Woman of America for 1969 by 
the Chippewa County Federation of 
Woman's Clubs. 


JAMES SCHNITZLER has been pro- 
moted to chief engineer at the Dairy 
Equipment Co., 1919 S. Stoughton Rd., 
Madison. He has been a member of the 
firm since graduation. 

A West Orange, N. J., resident, 
PHYLLIS SCHLEGEL is among new 
faculty members at Montclair State Col- 
lege. She is an instructor of consumer 
economics in the home economics 


LEIGH STEINMAN has been in the 
Rhinelander school system for seven years 
and is now holding the position of guid- 
ance counselor. 


Formerly of Rothschild, Wisconsin, 
EUGENE H. PFLIEGER, has been rec- 
ognized for helping the 58th Weather 
Reconnaissance Squadron, Kirtland AFB, 
N. M., win three coveted awards includ- 
ing the Senter Award. 

a former Home Economics teacher, has 
accepted her first job as a County Home 
Agent in Lafayette County. She formerly 
taught in Adams and Lomira, Wis. 

RAY OSINSKI (MS 67) was named 
chairman of the Driver Education Depart- 
ment at Wausau East High School. He 
has taught in Wausau for three years. 


The Stout Alumnus is the offi- 
cial publication of the Alumni 
Association of Stout State Uni- 
versity, Menomonie, Wis. It is 
published quarterly and entered 
at the post office at Menomonie, 
Wis., as third class matter. 
Joseph D. Koch, President 
Robert Erickson, Vice-Pres. 
Jack Wile, Executive Sec. 
John K. Enger, Editor 
Donald L. Chaput, '71, Photos 


his fourth year of guidance at Wausau 
East, will head the Guidance Depart- 
ment. Previously he taught elementary 
physical education in Sun Prairie and 
served in the U. S. Air Force for two 


the Army Commendation Medal while 
serving with the 25th Infantry Division 
near Tay Ninh, Vietnam. He also holds 
the Combat Infantryman Badge. 


DOROTHY WEISER, originally from 
Oak Creek, a suburb of Milwaukee, is 
now the Home Economist of the Barron 
County Electric Cooperative staff. She 
and her husband are now residents of 
Rice Lake where he teaches at the Voca- 
tional-Technical school. 


BRUCE POLLOCK of Prairie du Chien 
has changed his title and assignments 
from Child Welfare worker to Juvenile 
Court worker and will work under 
County Judge William A. O'Neil. His 
wife Carol (Price) (BS 68) teaches art 
in the Prairie du Chien schools. 

ART PAULSON is the new Industrial 
Teacher at Washington Elementary 
School. His hometown is Osceola and 
he has interests in many sporting activi- 
ties including restoration of old cars, 
along with sports cars, and water skiing. 

An East Troy resident, Mrs. CLAIRICE 
FISHER, is teaching clothing, foods, and 
tailoring at Waterford Union High 
School. Previously she taught five years 
at South Milwaukee Senior High School. 

AUGIE JO OLSON has been commis- 
sioned a second lieutenant in the U. S. 
Air Force upon graduation from Officer 
Training School at Lackland AFB, Texas. 
Lieutenant Olson, is being assigned to 
Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. 

Airman First Class, DALE J. HABER- 
KORN has graduated at Kessler AFB, 
Miss., from the U. S. Air Force tele- 
communications specialist course and is 
being assigned to Ent AFB, Colo. 

A native of Racine, THOMAS A. 
BOHN, has accepted a field engineering 
position with General Electric's Installa- 
tion and Service Engineering Depart- 
ment. After attending classroom instruc- 
tion in Schenectady, he will reside at 
2697 Erlene Dr., Cincinnati. 


Recent graduate, WILLIAM HEIDE- 

MANN, an outstanding basketball player 
for Stout who was selected to all-confer- 
ence teams in his junior and senior years, 
is now in Milwaukee as an agent for 
Central Life Assurance of Iowa. The 
Heidemanns (CAROL A. KOEGLER) 
(BS 67) are living at 1300 E. Randolph 
Court, Milwaukee. 

OLSON are now residing at 421 South 
Center St., Apt. #3, Jackson, Wis. Olson 
has accepted a position in industrial 
engineering with the West Bend Compa- 
ny, West Bend, and Mrs. Olson is teach- 
ing in the Cudahy public schools. 

Stout Alumnus 

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Little 'Devils 


A son, David Samuel, Sept. 4, to Mr. 
and Mrs. Samuel E. Alvord (JANET 
JOST), Alma. She teaches home econom- 
ics and English at Gilmanton High 


Twin daughters, Michelle Marie and 
Melissa Marie, Dec. 18, to Mr. and Mrs. 
204 Clinton, Atwater, Calif. 


Twin daughters, Karen LJynn and 
Sharon Katherine, Jan. 11, to Mr. and 
Mrs. Lawrence Hlad (DOROTHY 
RATHSACK), Rt. 1, Nashua, Mont. 


A son, Stephen Jon, Sept. 18, to Mr. 
and Mrs. DUANE RAMBERG, 5625 
Standish Ave. S., Minneapolis. Ramberg 
is a counselor at Lincoln Learning Center 
in Minneapolis. 


A son, Jon Andrew, Sept. 6, to 
NELSON (66), 121% Prairie St., Prairie 
du Chien. Nelson is a vocational rehabi- 
litation instructor at the Wyalusing 


A daughter, Lisa Andrea, Nov. 21, to 
451 Uvedale Court, Riverside, III. 


A daughter, Sheree Lynn, Oct. 8, to 
Mr. and Mrs. GORDIE W. AMICK, 

2385-1 Bishop St., Ann Arbor, Mich. 
He is a food supervisor at the University 
of Michigan. 

A daughter, Wendy, July 18, to Mr. 
and Mrs. WAYNE VERDON, 920 Berlin 
St., Waupaca. He is an industrial arts 
instructor at the Waupaca High School. 

A son, May 22, to Mr. and Mrs. 
KENNETH H. LA COUNT, 614 Madison 
St., Sheboygan Falls. 




David Franczyk, Dec. 27, in Reedsburg. 


Joanne Schueller to JAMES LIZOTTE 
(MS 67), Dec. 27, in Belgium, Wis. He 
is presently teaching at North Senior 
high in Sheboygan. 


JANE HANDORF to Donald C. Even- 
son, Oct. 4, in Ridgeland. The couple is 
now at home in Stratford. 

ANITA M. SCHWARZ to Neal West- 
berg, Nov. 22, in Madison. The bride 
is department manager at Target Stores, 
Inc., Minneapolis. 

Sue Beth Schroeder to DAVID ROY 
LARSON, Oct. 25, in Manitowoc. The 
couple will reside in Brunswick, Ga., 
where Larson is an Ensign with the 
U. S. Navy. 


JOHN PETERS, Oct. in Milwaukee. The 
bride is an assistant buyer for Gimbel's 
in Milwaukee. Her husband is employed 
in quality control engineering at Square 
D in Milwaukee. 

Marie Braun to GERY D. FARRELL, 

Dec. 27, at Menasha. He is presently 
teaching at Menasha High School. 

Judy Langmeier to CARL FOSTER, 
Oct. in Menomonee Falls. Foster teaches 
in the Community School system at 
Slinger. They reside in Menomonee Falls. 

KAREN ANN OTT to Harvey W. 
Dreier, Oct. 4, in Milwaukee. They are 
now at home at Hilbert. 

James Andrews, Nov., in Viroqua. 

Marcia Zakariasen to RODGER P. 
MC COMBS, Dec. 13, in Hopkins, Minn. 
At home at 750 Blair Ave., St. Paul, 
McCombs is an industrial engineer at 
Electric Machinery, Minneapolis. 

Ellen Marie Ziewacz to RONALD J. 
DUNHAM, Oct., in North Fond du Lac. 
The groom is presently a teacher at 
Oshkosh High School. 


Norman L. Bauman, Oct. 1 1, in Beech- 
wood. The bride holds a B.S. degree in 
Home Economics Education and Biology. 

Two Stout graduates proved to be champions in several ways 
recently. Ralph Myhrman '51, '52 (left), and Tom Kornegor, '68, 
Stout's first graduate in packaging, both won awards in national 
competition conducted by the Society of Packaging and Handling 
Engineers. Kornegor won the society's "best of show" trophy and 
a $500 bond and a $50 first place award in a plastics category. 
Myhrman was awarded a $50 bond for a first place finish in a 
multi-function category. Both men, employed by the 3-M corpo- 
ration in the Twin Cities, donated their "awards to the Stoute State 
University Foundation, Inc. 

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Stout Alumnus 


Max Sparger, Stout State Univer- 
sity Athletic Director, has resigned 
as head football coach and Sten 
Pierce, Defensive Coach, has been 
named to replace him. Sparger, who 
was named athletic director last 
May on top of his coaching duties, 
cited the heavy responsibility of 
both assignments for his resignation. 

"I believe that in the best inter- 
ests of the total athletic program, it 
is important that I have more time 
to spend in carrying out the duties 
of Director of Athletics," Sparger 
said in a letter to William J. Mich- 
eels, University President. 

Sparger said that one thing he 
would like to do is devote more to 
alumni activities. Two projects 
along this line, "Wall of Fame 
Awards," and a "Captain's Break- 
fast," are now in the planning stage. 

The "Wall of Fame Awards" 
would involve setting aside a wall 
on which the pictures of outstand- 
ing former athletes would be hung. 
Accompanying each picture would 
be a brief writeup, telling of the 
athlete's contribution to Stout. The 
selection would be made by a 
special committee. 

The "Captain's Breakfast" would 
be held annually for the alumni in 
conjunction with the homecoming 
football game. 

To facilitate these programs, 
Sparger is asking the alumni to send 
him their names and addresses and 
information about what sports they 


participated in and what years they 

"We want a closer contact with 
former athletes to inform them 
about Stout and about activities 
they are interested in," Sparger said. 

Sparger was head football coach 
at Ft. Dodge Junior College in Iowa 
before coming to Stout as line coach 
and wrestling coach in 1959. In 
1963, he was named head coach. 
He was selected the District 14 
"coach of the year" by the National 
Association of Intercollegiate Ath- 
letics in 1966. His 1965 Wisconsin 
State University conference champi- 
onship team was named the "best 
small college team in the state" 
that year. 

Pierce joined Stout as assistant 
football coach and head wrestling 


coach in 1965 after five years as 
head football coach at New Rich- 
mond High School. His 1965 New 
Richmond team was a runner-up 
in the Middle Border conference 
and his undefeated 1964 squad took 
the conference championship. 

A native of Hancock, Wis., he 
received his bachelor's degree in 
1959 from La Crosse State Univer- 
sity and his master's last year. While 
at La Crosse, he earned seven let- 
ters in football and track. In 1966, 
he received the conference's wres- 
tling coach of the year award. 

One of Pierce's immediate assign- 
ments, he said, was to find replace- 
ments for 11 veterans lost from 
this year's squad through gradua- 
tion. The team finished with a 3-6 

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